The official toll now stands at 79.
Local resident claims '42 bodies found huddled together in one room' at Grenfell Tower after 'hiding' from blaze
He claimed a friend in the fire brigade had revealed the figure and said the victims included children and old people
19 June, 2017
A man who lives close to Grenfell Tower and knew families in the building has claimed that 42 bodies - including those of children and old people - were found huddled together in one room after the block was engulfed by a devastating fire.
A spokesperson for London Metropolitan Police said they could not comment on the claims that 42 bodies were found in the same room when contacted by Mirror Online, explaining: "The manner and cause of death is a matter for the coroner.
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UK Column News - 19th June 2017
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